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3:10

Peach Payments eyes Africa expansion after funding round

The Cape Town-based fintech firm receives funding boost to support growth into other African markets, as well as scale up the business’s current operations.

1:20
Thursday

Spot Money partners with Pargo

Spot Money users can order their debit card and have it delivered by Pargo at no charge.

6:20

Why it pays to have your own Automation Framework

Steve Beck, test automation engineering lead at Inspired Testing, explains what companies should look for when reviewing an Automation Framework for their own purposes.

3:30

Standard Bank customers embrace digital insurance solutions

Standard Bank Insurance focused on online and mobile insurance products to help clients remain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2:10
Wednesday

IcedID banking Trojan joins most wanted list

IcedID makes use of other malware to proliferate and has been used in several ransomware operations.

3:00

SA fintech firm that digitises gold for daily use gets funding

Crossfin invests an undisclosed amount in Troygold, a company that enables gold owners to digitise physical gold and use it for day-to-day transactions.

2:50
Tuesday

Old Mutual’s 22seven refocuses strategy with new business units

The Old Mutual-owned money management app introduces the API and Insights business units as part of its refocused strategy.

2:50
Tuesday

Crypto exchange Luno facilitates record R121bn transactions

The home-grown crypto exchange has achieved 300% year-on-year growth compared to January 2020, and recorded $8.3 billion in transactions worldwide. 

2:30
Tuesday

SA venture capital firm HAVAÍC invests in Kenyan start-up

Cape Town-based early-stage investment vehicle HAVAÍC backs start-up Tanda’s regional expansion, investing an undisclosed amount of funding.

3:00
Tuesday

Capitec’s digital strategy prompts lofty full-year returns

The bank says digital channels contributed to a 35% increase in the number of digital transactions, amounting to R1.1 billion.

4:20

BankservAfrica drives SA’s digital identity creation

The group says it is creating a single digital identity that individuals own and trust, and can be used widely by banks, government and businesses.

4:00

The evolution of payments – where small businesses can succeed

SimplyBlu from Standard Bank allows companies to take their business online with a customisable e-commerce Web site that offers secure payment options.